Josephson steps produced by critical current amplitude modulation

Abstract

We discuss the possibility of inducing current steps in theI–V characteristic of Josephson junctions by a periodic modulation of their critical current amplitude. The particular characteristics of such amplitude modulation steps (as opposed to the usual phase modulation steps), as well as the experimental conditions appropriate to their observation, are outlined.

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Vanneste, C., Gilabert, A., Sibillot, P. et al. Josephson steps produced by critical current amplitude modulation. J Low Temp Phys 45, 517–530 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00654498

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Keywords

  • Magnetic Material
  • Phase Modulation
  • Amplitude Modulation
  • Periodic Modulation
  • Current Amplitude